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Team Calendars

Functional Experts

Cornell UniversityDirector, Cataloging and Metadata Services
National Library of ScotlandData and Systems Librarian
Texas A&MSerials cataloger
Lehigh UniversityManager of Library Technical Services
Fenway Libraries OnlineSystems Librarian
Lehigh UniversityMetadata and Cataloging Librarian
CaltechSystems Librarian
Texas A&M UniversitySerials Cataloging/Metadata Librarian
hbz, CologneILS Analyst
University of ChicagoSerials Cataloger
Duke UniversityHead, Metadata & Discovery Strategy
Duke UniversityHead, Rubenstein Library Technical Services
University of ChicagoHead, Data Management Services
NCSUAssociate Head of Acquisitions & Discovery
Kathryn HarnishLeap Forward Library ConsultingPrincipal Consultant

Designers and Developers



Index DataLibrarian/Info Tech Specialist
 UX & Interaction Designer
Marc Johnson  
Index DataOpen Source Community Advocate
Index DataLibrarian. Analyst

About us

The Metadata Management SIG works with developers to define essential bibliographic management functions: creating, editing, suppressing, deleting, importing, exporting, replacing, overlaying, and reporting. Defines essential data elements of a bibliographic control module. Explores various formats/schema that should be incorporated into FOLIO (MARC, RDA, BIBFRAME, Dublin Core, etc.) Considers metadata storage and harmonization between traditional library materials, knowledge bases, and other forms of information managed by libraries. Also suggests requirements for holdings and item records, item statuses, and location types and location codes. Defines core authority functions. Advises developers on the interactions needed between libraries and vendors to allow for creation and loading of bibliographic and authority records. Plans for flexibility in light of rapid technological changes. Focuses on data interchangeability as a key component for greater inter-library cooperation. Coordinates closely with RM and Resource Access SIGs.

Communication Channels

See FOLIO Communication Spaces for more details about the project's communication channels.


The MM team meets via Zoom on Thursdays at noon Eastern U.S. time. For more details, see the SIG-MM Meeting Tasks and Notes.

SIG Convener

For more information about the Metadata Management SIG, contact the SIG-MM convener, Doreen Herold. 


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